Grid Modernization expert

Sharon S. Allan

CEO & President
Smart Grid Interoperability Panel (SGIP)

Sharon Allan has been helping participants in the energy sector unlock the business value of the electric grid by aligning and implementing strategy, processes and operations. Before joining SGIP, she ran her own consulting firm, and prior to that she ran the Accenture NA Smart Grid Practice. Other industry roles include President of Elster Integrated Solutions, Chief Knowledge Officer of Elster Electricity, Director of Product Management ABB, and IBM Marketing Information.

Sharon has received many accolades for her leadership in the industry. She was named one of the "100 Movers and Shakers of the Smart Grid in 2012" by Greentech Media. She has been recognized by Smart Grid News as "Smart Grid's three most powerful women," as well as by Now magazine as "One of the 50 Key Women in Energy." In addition, she was named to World Generation magazine's 'Class of 2007' recognized leaders. Sharon also is a contributor to WEF's "Accelerating Successful Smart Grid pilot."